Poet Adam Lindsay Gordon

Adam Lindsay Gordon

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gregmiller_nwmh: Happy world kindness day. Life is mostly froth and bubble, Two things stand like stone, Kindness in another’s trouble, Courage in your own. Adam Lindsay Gordon, ‘Ye Wearie Wayfarer’

JuSummerhayes: “Life is mostly froth and bubble, Two things stand like stone. Kindness in another's trouble, Courage in your own.” ― Adam Lindsay Gordon

happyhomemaker2: Lindsay claimed that Adam Schiff was hiding something by not releasing the transcripts. They released the transcripts, and now Lindsay is saying that he refuses to read them. Let’s give Trump the last word. “Read the transcripts!”

aussienflgal: On Melbourne cup day as I begin my own crazy journey I am reminded of the most incredible quote from Adam Lindsay Gordon that I say to myself often, “Life is mostly froth and bubble, Two things stand like stone. Kindness in another's trouble, Courage in your own.”

DicksonOnka: Life is mostly froth and bubbleTwo things stand like stoneKindness in another’s trouble, courage in your own. Adam Lindsay Gordon

hydr_fins: Life is mostly froth and bubble, / Two things stand like stone, / Kindness in another's trouble, / Courage in your own. -Adam Lindsay Gordon, poet

MelanieJaxn: In a thousand years we shall all forget The things that trouble us now. -Happy birthday, Adam Lindsay Gordon

pickitcool: Life is mostly froth and bubble, Two things stand like stone. Kindness in another's trouble, Courage in your own. Adam Lindsay Gordon

matthewjdowd: Happy bday Aussie poet Adam Lindsay Gordon, b1833 “Life is mostly froth & bubble, Two things stand like stone. Kindness in another's trouble, Courage in your own “So the coward will dare on the gallant horse What he never would dare alone, Because he exults in a borrowed force

HistoryHelperOz: Today in History: 19 October Apparently things actually happened in Australia on this day! So happy birthday to Adam Lindsay Gordon (1833) Also James Kelly and Jack Smith fought bareknuckle for 6h15m in Melbourne 1856 For other...

andresagostini: Don't worry about people from your past there's a reason why they didn't make it to your future. Adam Lindsay Gordon

TheCenteredEgg: 4/ "There comes a point in your life when you realize: Who matters. Who never did. Who won’t anymore. And who always will. So don’t worry about people from your past, because there's a reason why they didn’t make it into your future." ~ Adam Lindsay Gordon

1950sSa: Step back in time with Trove! Blue Lake Mt Gambier from Adam Lindsay Gordon Monument [2] [South Australia] / [Frank Hurley] (1910-1962):

MelanieJaxn: Where are the old ones that once we had, And when are the new ones near? What shall we do for our garlands glad At the falling of the year?... Adam Lindsay Gordon

iamriddlesmyth: "There comes a point in your life when you realize: Who matters, Who never did, Who won't anymore, And who always will. So, don't worry about people from your past, there's a reason why they didn't make it to your future." ~ Adam Lindsay Gordon

dajennison: There comes a point in your life when you realize: Who matters, Who never did, Who won’t anymore, And who always will. So, don’t worry about people from your past There’s a reason why they didn’t make it to your future. Adam Lindsay Gordon

4UWell: There comes a point in your life when you realize: Who matters, Who never did, Who won’t anymore, And who always will. So, don’t worry about people from your past There’s a reason why they didn’t make it to your future. Adam Lindsay Gordon

colinelvy11: Adam Lindsay Gordon was also a drover. It was customary at day’s end for squatters to reserve 1 paddock to contain passing herds. A Scotsman got ‘clever’ & reserved his only for Cobb & Co - so Gordon was denied. This famous curse resulted.

colinelvy11: Some early night philosophy from a master. “Life is mostly froth & bubble, Two things stand alone. Kindness in another’s trouble. Courage in your own.” Adam Lindsay Gordon

1950sSa: Step back in time with Trove! Blue Lake Mt Gambier from Adam Lindsay Gordon Monument [1] [South Australia] / [Frank Hurley] (1910-1962):

jaxiepiespokane: "Life is mainly froth and bubble, two things stand like stone - kindness in another’s trouble, courage in your own." ~ Adam Lindsay Gordon

mdavidallen: “Life is mostly froth and bubble, Two things stand like stone. Kindness in another's trouble, Courage in your own.” - Adam Lindsay Gordon

DurgeshG7: There comes a point in your life when you realize: Who matters, Who never did, Who won’t anymore, And who always will. So, don’t worry about people from your past There’s a reason why they didn’t make it to your future. Adam Lindsay Gordon

ramblingsloa: There comes a point in your life when you realize: Who matters, Who never did, Who won’t anymore, And who always will. So, don’t worry about people from your past There’s a reason why they didn’t make it to your future. Adam Lindsay Gordon

benvwilkie: Adam Lindsay Gordon, the poet, was a beneficiary through his mother who had received a sizeable inheritance of slave money.

reginafig3: I saw this quote etched into the stone on the ground at a small park in Charlotte, NC - it came to mind today, for that I am grateful: “Life is mostly froth and bubble, Two things stand like stone. Kindness in another's trouble, Courage in your own.” ~ Adam Lindsay Gordon, 1866

1950sSa: Step back in time with Trove! Blue Lake Mt Gambier from Adam Lindsay Gordon Monument [3] [South Australia] / [Frank Hurley] (1910-1962):

purrfect_senpai: “There comes a point in your life when you realize: Who matters, Who never did, Who won’t anymore, And who always will. So, don’t worry about people from your past, there’s a reason why they didn’t make it to your future.” ― Adam Lindsay Gordon

jasurmav: "There comes a point in your life when you realize: Who matters, Who never did, Who won't anymore, And who always will. So, don't worry about people from your past, there's a reason why they didn't make it to your future." - Adam Lindsay Gordon

1950sSa: Step back in time with Trove! Blue Lake Mt Gambier from Adam Lindsay Gordon Monument [4] [South Australia] / [Frank Hurley] (1910-1962):

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